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Spelling Checkers — language specifications version

Languages and sizes of dictionaries

New languages: Luxembourgish, Friulian (Italy), Latin, Kazakh (Cyrillic/Latin), Khmer (Cambodia), Tel- ugu (India), Punjabi (India), Sinhala (Sri Lanka), Tamil (India), Gujarati (India), Bengali (Bangladesh), Malayalam (India), Kurdish (Northern), Nepalese, Marathi, Hindi, Arab, Azerbaijanian.

Recent updated spell checker languages: Afrikaans, Finnish, Spanish (4x), Dutch, Flemish, Surinam Dutch, English (5x), French/Canadian French, German, Austrian German, Swiss German, Icelandic, Danish, Swedish, Norwegian, Catalan, Russian, Polish, Welsh, Italian, Portuguese (acordo ortográfico), Lithua- nian, Latvian, Estonian, Czech, Serbian, Albanian, Bengali, Basque, Estonian, Zulu. 96 languages (varieties)

English (lexicon size between 339,000 and 342,000, selection October 2014) (5x) The English language is divided in the following sublanguages American English (1), British English (2), Canadian English (3), South-African English (4*), Australian/New-Zealand English (5*)

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    Br. English varieties come with the British English module (2).

versions include a set of collocations and automatic respelling functions between American English, Canadian English, and British English orthographical varieties. The supplied idiom includes an extensive medical, chemi- cal, social and geographical lexicon. Finally the idiom includes an extensive orthographical variety of building compounds.

French (lexicon size over 606,000, selection October 2014) (2x) Includes the most extensive geographical lexicon. Two lexicons are available, one according to the spelling of Le Larousse (2008), Le Nouveau Petit Robert (2012) & Le Robert illustré & Internet (2015) and one according to the most recent Rectifications de l’orthographe of the Conseil supérieur de la langue française first published 6 December 1990 (see also http://www.orthographe-recommandee.info) and has become more and more accepted at present time. La nouvelle orthographe du français n’est pas imposée, mais elle est officiellement recommandée. Les modifications, modérées, touchent environ deux-mille mots. Exemples :

  • un compte-goutte, des compte-gouttes ;

  • un après-midi, des après-midis; cout ;

  • entrainer, nous entrainons ;

  • paraitre, il parait; j’amoncèle, amoncèlement, tu époussèteras

and most impartant: Les rectifications de l’orthographe ont été approuvées initialement par :

  • Le Conseil supérieur de la langue française (Paris);

  • L’Académie française (France).

The system includes Canadian French versions and extensive re-spelling tools between previous and new spelling

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